Bio

Jørund Aase Falkenberg (b. 1978, Stavanger) lives and works in Oslo, Norway. Working in the crossingpoint between reality-utopia and politics-spirit, he engages questions concerning mysticism, universal meaning and cultural change. After studying at Oslo Academy of Fine Art he has exhibited in venues such as The Young Artists Society (UKS, Oslo), Gallery F15 (Moss), Tromsø Kunstforening, The Drawing Room (London), The Nordic House (Reykjavik), Artconnexion (Lille), Stavanger Art Museum and Center del Carme Cultura Contemporània (Valencia).


EDUCATION
2006-08: Academy of Fine Art Oslo, KHIO, MA Fine Art
2003-06: Academy of Fine Art Oslo, KHIO, BA Fine Art
2002-03: University of Stavanger, Art History
2000-01: Strykejernet Art School, Oslo
2000: University of Oslo, Ex. phil./Ex. fac.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
Winds, Losæter, Oslo, 2017 
Through the Wormhole, Lynx, Oslo, 2015
Portal (Bjørvika), Losæter, Oslo, 2015-2016
Outside the Circle, Stavanger Art Museum, Norway, 2014
Contrepoint, Percival Space, Oslo, Norway, 2013
Entrance, Hå gamle prestegard, Nærbø, Norway, 2012
An Intervening Substance, Prosjektrom Normann, Stavanger, Norway, 2012
Towards Something, Artconnexion, Lille, France, 2010
Beginnings, Tromsø Art Association, Tromsø, Norway, 2010
Portal, The Young Artists Society (UKS), Oslo, Norway, 2010
Something, Stavanger Kunstforening, Stavanger, Norway, 2006
This (Here We Are. Actually), Galleri Blunk, Trondheim, Norway, 2005
Nothing and All, Gallery 21:25, Oslo, Norway, 2005

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
Flag, Tromsø kunstforening, Tromsø, 2020
Between Debris and Things, Center del Carme Cultura Contemporània, Valencia, 2020
The Erotics of Tomorrow, Studio 17, Stavanger, 2016
A Collective Psychogeographic Guide to Oslo, Tegnebiennalen, Oslo, 2016
The 129th Annual Exhibition of the Visual Arts, Kunstnernes hus, Oslo, 2016
Dei viltlevande marine ressursane ligg til felleskapet, Kurant, Trondheim, 2016
Visions and Stones, Bilbao Arte, Bilbao, 2014
Re-Culture III, Patras, Greece, 2014
Encontraron Vida En La Tierra, Cortes, Bilbao, Spain, 2014
Flag NYC, Performa 13, New York, USA, 2013
The 126th Annual Exhibition of the Visual Arts, Kunstnernes hus, Oslo, 2013
Winter Solstice exhibition, Norwegian Sculpture Society, 2013 A Collective Effort For Lost Causes, Podium, Oslo, 2013
Wavy Banners, ET4U, West-Jutland, Denmark, 2013
Allegory as Allegory II, Stavanger Art Museum, 2013
Allegory as Allegory I, Wip konsthall, Stockholm, 2013
This is (R)evolution, Stavanger Kunstforening, Norway, 2012
The 125th Annual Exhibition of the Visual Arts, Kunstnernes hus, Oslo, 2012
Project 0, Nordic House, Reykjavik, Iceland, 2011
Vestlandsutstillingen 2011, Art museum KUBE etc., Norway, 2011
Vitamin Sandnes, Sandnes, Norway, 2010
Argh, Gallery BOA, Oslo, Norway, 2010
Alteration and Stagnation, Punkt Ø – Gallery F15, Moss, Norway
Entrance 09, Rogaland Art Center, Stavanger, Norway, 2009
Reconfigure, The Drawing Room, Tannery Arts, London, 2008
Master Show, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway, 2008
Bridge, Baku Contemporary Art Center, Azerbaijan, 2008
Against The Modern World, Gallery LNM, Oslo, Norway, 2007
Bachelor Show Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway, 2006
Baltic Sea Sculpture Days, Kellokoski, Finland, 2004

CURATED PROJECTS
Oslo Utmark, temporary art projects in the forest, Oslo, 2015-2017
Beginning, with Margrethe Aanestad, Tou Scene, Stavanger, 2012

COMMISSIONS
Gandal Primary School, Sandnes, Norway, 2014
Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, Stavanger, Norway, 2012

PROGRAMS
Bilbao Arte Fundazioa Studio Residency, Bilbao, Spain, 2014

GRANTS / SUPPORT
Project support, The Norwegian Art Council, 2016
Project support, The Norwegian Art Council, 2015
Bilbao Arte Fundazioa Studio Grant, Bilbao, Spain, 2014
Project Support, Oslo municipality, 2014
Vederlagsfondet Art Grant, 2013
Project support, Stavanger municipality, 2012
Vederlagsfondet Art Grant, 2011
Space for Art support, The Norwegian Art Council, 2011
International Support, Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), 2011
Travel grant, Kulturkontakt Nord, 2011
Exhibition support, Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond, 2010
Norwegian State Art Grant, 2009
Norwegian State Art Grant, 2008
International Support, Office for Contemporary Art Norway (OCA), 2008
Educational grant, Norwegian Art Grants, 2008
Educational grant, Bildende Kunstneres Hjelpefond, 2007
Educational grant, Norwegian Art Grants, 2006

MEMBERSHIP
Norwegian Visual Artists Association (NBK)
Visual Artists Union of Rogaland (BKFR)
Visual Artists Union of Oslo and Akershus (BOA)
KORO consulent registry

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